December 1, 2020

RDB-Design

Specialists in home design

When Selling a Home, First Impressions Matter

When you’re selling your house, it’s more important than ever to make a good impression. A buyer’s first impression of a place can make or break a sale almost more than anything else. Here are three important ways your house can make a good first impression on potential buyers.

Landscaping

Decent landscaping can increase your curb appeal dramatically. It’s the very first thing a potential home buyer sees when they look at the house you’re selling. At the very least you want the house to look well-maintained and tidy. That means keeping the lawn mowed and the weeds down. But if you can afford it, landscape design Charlotte NC or your area can really elevate the whole house and make it really stand out from the crowd. 

Front Door

Sprucing up your front door and entryway can make a good first impression that carries a potential buyer through the rest of the house. It’s also the last thing they look back at as they leave. It may seem like a small thing, and it won’t make up for major problems or deficiencies elsewhere, but it can and does carry more weight than other areas. You get a lot of bang for your renovation buck when you clean up the front door of your home. 

Photography

Before a potential buyer even looks at your actual house, they will probably see pictures, either in a flyer or (more likely these days) on the internet. Make sure that those photos show your home at its best with professional staging and a professional photographer. 

With good landscaping, a refreshed entryway and quality photographs, you can make the best possible first impression on potential buyers. While a first impression might not seem like the most important selling point in your home, a good first impression can make the difference between interest and an offer.